Novak Djokovic has equaled this Monday the file of weeks on the head of the rating that till now it held Roger Federer. The Serbian now has 310 weeks as ATP number one and from subsequent week he would be the longest-running tennis participant in the world rating in the historical past of this sport.
With 24 years and 43 days, Novak Djokovic He was ranked number one in the ATP for the primary time on July 4, 2011. Since then, the Serbian has held the world tennis throne in 5 phases all through his profession so as to add as much as 310 weeks this Monday. Djokovic thus equals the file he defended till now Roger Federer and he’s now free to set a brand new file whereas staying on the high of the rating.
Turning into the tennis participant with probably the most weeks on the head of the ATP rating was one of the confessed needs of Novak Djokovic, an goal that he is aware of he has already achieved and so now he can give attention to his different purpose: to be the tennis participant who conquers probably the most Grand Slams. For the time being, he’s two behind Roger Federer and Rafa Nadal, however the Belgrade tennis participant has already ensured that any longer he’ll prioritize top-flight tournaments.
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One week in the past at this time, @DjokerNole secured his NINTH #AusOpen title. 🏆 pic.twitter.com/Ph4L4FFZnO
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Djokovic’s 310 weeks as number one
Novak Djokovic has remained number one in the ATP in 5 phases all through his profession: (July 4, 2011-July 8, 2012); (November 5, 2012 – October 6, 2013); (July 7, 2014-November 6, 2016); (November 5, 2018-November 3, 2019) and from February 3, 2020 till now.
Though from subsequent week, Djokovic will have already got a solo file on the head of the ATP rating, a Roger Federer He has yet one more file that he can brag about. The Swiss nonetheless doesn’t see his 237 consecutive weeks as number one in the ATP in jeopardy. Novak Djokovic’s longest continuity as the world’s first racket is 122 weeks.
With 12,030 factors in the mean time, Novak Djokovic is assured of some extra weeks on the high of the rating as his pursuers are nonetheless distant. Rafael Nadal it stays number two in the ATP, with 9,850 factors; it’s adopted very intently by Daniil Medvedev, with 9,735 and, in fourth place, seems Dominic Thiem with 9,125 factors.